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Logbooks from the Nicholson Whaling Collection at Providence Public Library.

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On the ship CALIFORNIA of New Bedford. Contents: Two voyages: May 30, 1881-Aug. 19, 1885. (Sherman 104). And July 17, 1886-April 17, 1888. (Sherman 106)
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South Atlantic...
At front: crew list. At end: account of provisions used. (Sherman 92) With this: Newman, Allen M. Journal. Aug. 3, 1852-Aug. 5, 1859. BOWDITCH (Ship) Warren. Logbook. Sept. 19, 1849-April 22, 1852. On the bark COVINGTON of Warren. Contents: two voyages: Aug. 3, 1852-Nov. 22, 1855. (Sherman 210) and Sept. 16, 1856-Aug. 5, 1859. (Sherman 211)
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Japan--Description and...
Contains two voyages: On the ship CORINTHIAN, of New Bedford. Nov. 6, 1866-Aug. 30, 1868. (sherman 199) On the bark THOMAS DICKASON of New Bedford. Nov. 2, 1869-Sept. 14, 1871. (Sherman 751) At end: slops accounts.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Arctic Ocean--Description...
Contains whale stamps. At end: accounts; list of whales sighted.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South Atlantic...
Contains two voyages: On the ship COLUMBUS, Fairhaven. Sept. 16, 1851-Nov. 23, 1852. On the ship SEA, Warren. Nov. 29, 1852-Nov. 24, 1853. Contains whale stamps, sketches of whales. At end: accounts, poetry, antidote for bedbugs, list of ships at Hilo.
Topics: Poetry, Drawings, Stamps (marks), Bedbugs, Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and...
At end: gauges of oil stowed; provisions used.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, North Atlantic...
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Pacific...
At front: guide to accounting and commercial practices. Signature of John Wady appears opposite first page of logbook.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South Atlantic...
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South Pacific...
At end: account of provisions used.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Two voyages: July 11-Sept. 26, 1878. (Sherman 613). Also, May 22, 1879-Sept. 13, 1882. (Sherman 614) Contains sketches of whales. At end: personal entries kept on shore from 1884-1887.
Topics: Drawings, Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Contains whale stamps. At end: account of provisions used, whales taken, ships spoken; insurance policy on the vessel; Whalemen's Shipping Papers for this voyage.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Pacific...
Journal contents: Two voyages: On the bark CHANDLER PRICE, New Bedford. June 26-Oct. 28, 1862. Trading voyage to Scotland. (sherman p. 190). And On the ship GOVERNOR TROUP, New Bedford. Dec. 2, 1862-June 3, 1867. Contains whale stamps. (Sherman 339)
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, North...
Contains five voyages: On the bark ANDREW HICKS, Westport. Edward E. Hicks, Master. Joseph T. Sampson, replacement Master (temporarily while Captain Hicks remained 'insane', May 22-Dec. 12, 1877). Contains list of crew members shipped on at Mahe, Jan. 1878; list of "vessels spoken on the voyage" following the Feb. 19, 1884 entry of the journal of the bark ROBERT MORRISON. Contains whale stamps. At front: crew list. (Sherman 48) On the bark VENEZUELA. Mar. 1-27, 1878. Dinis to...
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Indian...
Contains two voyages: Alfred Gibbs, New Bedford. (Sherman 35. Starbuck p. 636). Mary and Susan , New Bedford. April 12, 1880-July 29, 1881. (Sherman 510. Hegarty p. 5). Contains whale stamps, sketches of whales. At end: list of vessels lost in Arctic Ocean, 1871; oil stowed; oil shipped home; whales sighted.
Topics: Drawings, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks,...
At end: list of provisions consumed.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, North Pacific...
Contains whale stamps.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Pacific...
Contains sketches of vessels, profile view. Another journal, also on LION, covering Aug. 28-Oct. 16, 1845 appears to be in same hand (Sherman 472). With this: Howland, Henry A. Journal. Dec. 21, 1852-July 4, 1864.
Topics: Drawings, Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Pacific...
Contains whale stamps. At end: provisions used; whales raised.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale stamps, watercolor sketches of ships and profile views. At front: account of oil stowed. At end: list of letters for ships.
Topics: Watercolor painting, Drawings, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages...
Contains whale stamps.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Indian...
Contains 8 voyages: Bark DESDEMONA of New Bedford 1896. Steamship KOREA 1902. Bark GAY HEAD 1902-1903. Steamship whaler BELVEDERE of San Francisco. 1904. Gas schooner MONTEREY of SF. 1905. Bark SEA PERLA of Valparaiso, 1906. Bark SEA PERLA of Valparaiso, 1907. Bark PESCADORA of Valparaiso. 1908. Contains whale stamps. At end: accounts of Ashley family.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, North...
Contains two voyages: on the ship GRAND TURK of Dartmouth. (Sherman 340) Also, on the ship ROSALIE of Warren. (Sherman 686) Contains whale stamps.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Indian...
Includes 3 voyages: On ship FRANKLIN of New Bedford. Sept. 1, 1853-Feb. 5, 1855. (Sherman 296) On the ship RAMBLER of Nantucket. Oct. 22-Dec. 11, 1855. (Sherman 672) On the ship MONTICELLO of Nantucket. June 24, 1856-Jan. 14, 1858. (Sherman 579)
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Arctic Ocean--Description...
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South Pacific...
At end: account of provisions used.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
On the ship CALIFORNIA of New Bedford. Two voyages: May 20, 1881-Aug. 19, 1885. (sherman 105). And July 17, 1886-July 8, 1887. (sherman 107). Contains sketches of whales and ships, whale stamps. At end: list of whales sighted; navigational directions; scale drawings of sail boats.
Topics: Drawings, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks,...
Contains whale stamps.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains sketches of whales, whale stamps. At end: record of oil stowed.
Topics: Drawings, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks,...
Source: folio
Record kept while ship was enshrined at Round Hill, South Dartmouth, Mass.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Contains two voyages: On the bark JAMES ANDREWS, New Bedford. June 14, 1851-Nov. 2, 1853. (Sherman 411) On the bark FORTUNE, New Bedford. Aug. 9, 1854-Dec. 19, 1855. (Sherman 289) Contains whale stamps; map of "bad reef". At end: lists of vessels spoke; provisions used; oil stowed; books; thermometer and barometer readings; chronometer corrections.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale stamps. At end: "Actions and Conversations conserning old Gardner Manchester"; account of oil taken on board, letters for different vessels, provisions used.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Contains whale stamps. At end: account of oil stowed and sent home; account of provisions used.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Contains whale stamps. At end: oil taken on board; accounts; list of provisions used.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Contains 2 voyages: July 15, 1907-Sept. 3, 1908. (Sherman 435) Oct. 21, 1908-Jan. 26, 1910. (Sherman 436) At end: lists of whales raised or taken and by whom on schooner JOHN R. MANTA, Provincetown, 1907-1910; on bark GREYHOUND, New Bedford, 1903-1907.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
At end: whales seen and killed.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Logbook kept by John Carey, Sanford Brightman, and David H. Taber. Contains whale and ship stamps. At end: account of provisions used.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Pacific...
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Indian Ocean--Description...
Source: folio
At front: poetry. At end: lists of whales raised; ship names; persons met on voyage.
Topics: Poetry, Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South Pacific...
At end: gauges of oil stowed and sent home; account of provisions used.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
A retrospective journal containing account of a voyage in an unnamed vessel, probably the bark COVINGTON of Warren. Aug. 16, 1856-October, 1859.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, North Pacific...
Contains two ink sketches of GENERAL JACKSON; compass rose; maps; profile views; whale stamps.
Topics: Drawings, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks,...
Contains whale stamps. At end: diary kept on shore.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Indian...
Contains three voyages: June 26, 1839-July 5, 1840. (Sherman 177) Aug. 2, 1840-July 4, 1841. (Sherman 178) Aug. 8, 1841-Feb. 27, 1843. (Sherman 179) Contains whale stamps. At end: rules of navigation; whales struck and taken; poetry.
Topics: Poetry, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks,...
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Arctic Ocean--Description...
Contains whale stamps. At end: list of sperm and right whale grounds noted by various vessels at various times; whaling signals used by ship CALIFORNIA; seamen's contracts.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale stamps.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale and porpoise stamps; descriptive narrative.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Contains four voyages: On the ship ELIZA ADAMS of New Bedford. (Sherman 246) On the brig HEMAN SMITH of Boston. (Sherman 370) On the bark JAMES ALLEN of New Bedford. (Sherman 410) On the bark KATHLEEN of New Bedford. (Sherman 449.) Contains whale stamps. At end: newspaper clipping about whalers.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale stamps. At end: list of provisions used.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, North...
Contains whale stamps, signal flags. At front: dimensions of vessel; crew list. At end: lists of whales taken; vessels spoken; oil stowed; provisions used; poetry; puzzles; and miscellaneous information entered at sea and on shore.
Topics: Poetry, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks,...
Contains whale stamps. John Curn, master, dies on April 27, 1856; replaced by Crayton P. Holcomb.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, North...
At front: crew list.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, North Pacific...
At end: list of provisions used.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Pacific...
Contains whale stamps. At front: list of crew members.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale stamps and watercolor illustrations of ships, profile views, whales.
Topics: Watercolor painting, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and...
Contains whale stamps, profile views, sketch of vessel on fly-leaf. At end: accounts; valedictory; letters; oil records; names of those that raised whales; list of ships spoken and seen; "whales seen and caught on New Zealand," and crew list.
Topics: Drawings, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks,...
Contains whale stamps, sketches of whales. At end: oil stowed; oil shipped; whales sighted. Journal is continued through July 29, 1881 in Edmund E. Jennings' journal, May 24, 1870-July 29, 1881.
Topics: Drawings, Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks,...
Contains whale and ship stamps. Master Barzillai Morselander died at Payta, Sept. 3, 1839. Replaced by Richard Gardner.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
At end: list of provisions and supplies used.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Indian Ocean--Description...
Contains whale sketches. At end: account of oil sent home; whales sighted.
Topics: Drawings, Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South Pacific...
Contains lists of letters sent. At end: lists of provisions used.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
At end: account of provisions used.
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Contains whale stamps.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Pacific...
Contains whale stamps. At front: personal notes and "A Serenade" entered in code. At end: song; ship accounts. Includes many pressed flowers.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains two voyages: Albion of New Bedford. (Sherman 29). Europa of New Bedford. June 26, 1870-July 12, 1871. (Sherman 280). Contains whale stamps. At end: receipts; list of letters sent and received; chronology of voyage on the Albion, whales sighted, list of officers.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Crew accounts. Contains whale stamps.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Atlantic...
Contains whale stamps.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale stamps. With this: ACTIVE (Bark) New Bedford. Acount book. 1861-1865. Contains ship accounts.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale stamps, watercolor sketches of ships and profile views. At front: list of Testaments and Bibles lent to the crew.
Topics: Watercolor painting, Drawings, Stamps (marks), Books and reading, Whalers (Persons), Seafaring...
Contains whale stamps. At end: account of provisions used; account of oil taken on board, 1858.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Contains whale stamps. At front: gauges of oil. At end: list of whales seen.
Topics: Stamps (marks), Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, South...
Topics: Whalers (Persons), Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels, Logbooks, Indian Ocean--Description...